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Wooden sherbet spoon with an elaborately carved handle. The bowl is leaf-shaped and depp, and has a Y-shaped incised design on the underside. The handle is flat and diamond shaped. The upper side is carved with several decorative borders, and a central panel featuring a floral motif. Portions of the carving are coloured in blue-black. Near the tip of the panel is a very small pierced hole.

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sherbet spoon (spoon (food processing & storage))
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Anthropology

1 item (description level: whole)
Additional names, titles, or classifications
common name:  spoon
object name (Horniman Ethno.):  spoon (food processing & storage)
object name:  sherbet spoon (spoon (food processing & storage))

Place
Iran, West Asia, Asia
Additional place information
made or collected:  Iran 

Materials & techniques
wood
Additional material & technique information
material: wood (overall)
Measurements
overall: 307 mm x 62 mm x 42 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 307 mm x 62 mm x 42 mm


Related subjects
theme: Food and Feasting
object name: sherbet spoons (spoons (food processing & storage))
object name (Horniman Ethno.): spoons (food processing & storage)
material: wood

Record created 2000-01-22 by MIGRATION
Record last updated 2014-05-07 by FKERLOGUE